Corey Smith is a Senior Consultant for Griffin-Hammis Associates Inc providing consultation and training for customers around the Country. Corey also works with the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), and a number of universities, states, provider associations, community rehabilitation providers (CRP’s), high schools, and families, providing consultation and training, on customized employment, supported employment, self-employment, alternative funding and organizational transformation.
Current projects include: Work with the states Arkansas, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Michiganand Pennsylvania on the role out of customized employment and the implementation of Employment First in both rural and urban settings. Corey also serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Employment First State Leadership Project.
In 2014 Corey received the Association for People Supporting Employment First (APSE) Dave Hammis Innovation Award for his work in Customized Employment and Braided Funding Strategies. Corey has 30 years of experience directing highly successful supported employment programs in Pennsylvania and Michigan. During this time Corey has helped a number of organizations transform from facility based workshop and day services to fully integrated employment programs.